Government Raises Stamp Duty

From April 2016 the government is to raise stamp duty on buy-to-let properties and second homes by 3%, George Osborne announced today.

If a client is intending to make an investment, a sooner rather than later purchase can make a saving on the Stamp Duty. Please see the table below which shows the relevant rates applicable from April 2016.

Stamp Duty Rates (on purchases)

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